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Poets and Pancakes AshokmitranK.Parameswari,PGT (English) Kendriya Vidyalaya, NO1,Jalahalli,Bangalore Karnataka
Ashoka Mitran Ashoka Mitran (born September 22, 1931) is one of the most influential figures in post-independent Tamil literature.
Ashoka Mitran Ashoka Mitran (born September 22, 1931) is one of the most influential figures in postindependent Tamil literature. He began his literary career with the prize winning play "Anbin Parisu", followed by many short stories, novellas and novels. A distinguished essayist and critic, he is the editor of the literary journal "Kanaiyaazhi". He has written over 200 short stories, eight novels, some 15 novellas besides other prose writings. Most of his works have also been translated into English.
He worked for more than a decade at the Gemini Studios. His experinces here and his interaction with people from the Tamil filmdom later took the form of his book "My Years with Boss". It was from 1966 that he became a full-time writer and he took up the pseudonym of "Ashokamitran" . In the 1980s most of his works were translated into English and he and his works became wellknown all over India. Some of his works were translated into other European languages and most Indian languages as well.
Pancake Pancake was the brand name of the make up material that Gemini Studios brought in Truck loads.
Gemini Studios Gemini Studios was launched when Thiruthuraipoondi Subramanian Srinivasan (aka. S.S.Vasan) (1903-1969) bought a film distribution concern at an auction and renamed it as Gemini Pictures also known as Gemini Studios. Gemini Studios served as a breeding ground for innumerable artists and technicians for the south Indian film Industry. The Gemini twins became a household symbol and the Gemini flyover was named after the original studio at that junction.
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